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Effective Transitions

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for example

for instance

to illustrate

to demonstrate


Sentence Pattern for Transitional Word or Phrase (T)


a) ____________________ ; T, ______________________ .     

   Independent clause               independent clause




b)  T, __________________________ .

such as

Special case -- this word is a determiner. 

  • Do not use a comma if the information after "such as" is essential.
  • Do use a comma if the information after "such as" can be removed without changing your meaning.